Monthly Archive: June 2009

KJT455G

GT see daylight

Yes that’s right, I thought as the HA wasn’t getting done I would allow the GT to see the light of day for the first time in a year. If only as an excuse...

Week middle report

Its been a slow week, no news from the paint-shop which probably means nothing has taken place, I am sort of resigned to the fact its going to take a lot longer than I...

1256cc

Sunday work

Today I cleaned up the gearbox and gave it a nice coat of black paint, I also sorted out the rocker cover and fitted the flywheel to the engine. AND as the shed was...

NTD890C

The work begins

Today I can report that the new wing is being fitted to Marvin, I popped up to answer a few questions about the grille location and to have a look at the wing location,...

Engine paint time

Not a lot to say, other than I spent a few days stripping the 1057cc engine I got off a Friend (that’s going into Marvin) of all paint, surface rust and back to bare...

NTD890C

The rebuild begins

I started the rebuild of the front subframe tonight, cleaned all the nuts and bolts, oiled all the parts that needed oiled, and assembled the two wishbones and transverse spring. It was as I...

NTD890C

Rebuild and paint

This morning I finished off the long horrible task of sanding and priming the front subframe. I have given it two nice coats of Hammerite black (smooth), and dug out the new leaf spring....

OHMS

Subframe

Today I stripped the subframe right down and started rubbing down all the surface rust, I hope by end of play tomorrow to of finished that and repainted it all in nice black ready...

OHMS

Toy Time

Well things are looking up for Marvin, he is going to sport a new front sub frame, a local chap seems to of had one sat around for a while. its got a bit...